Interview With Rob Kortus, Author of When Dog Pals Fly Across America

Greetings, Mom’s Choice readers! We hope this finds you well- thanks for joining us for another installment of our interview series. We were privileged to speak with Mom’s Choice Award-winning Author Rob Kortus, who wrote the children’s book When Dog Pals Fly Across America. This book is a colorful children’s book that teaches kids all about different parts of the United States. Read More

Tom Hanks Reads Nice Tweets, Proving the Internet Can Be Kind

Not only does Hanks read the tweets in his all-too-familiar voice, he adds his own commentary, too, and it’s enough to warm all of our cold, cold hearts! When we watch this video, it’s impossible to imagine anyone else playing our beloved Mr. Rogers in the brand new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.  Read More

Giveaway: How To Be Good with Polly the Parrot Behavioral Learning Kits

Giveaway HTBG Polly

We’re giving away these award-winning behavioral learning kits, How To Be Good with Polly the Parrot to 10 lucky winners! Give the gift of knowledge for proper social behavior! How To Be Good with Polly the Parrot Behavioral Learning Kit makes coaching proper social behavior simple. The fun positive reinforcement materials give the gift of knowledge that help children build life skills and self-worth. Read More

Giveaway: How To Be Good For Santa Behavioral Learning Kits

Giveaway HTBG Santa

We’re giving away these award-winning behavioral learning kits, How To Be Good For Santa to 10 lucky winners! The Christmas season is right around the corner! How To Be Good for Santa, Inc.’s Behavioral Learning Kit makes coaching proper social behavior simple. The fun positive reinforcement materials give the gift of knowledge that help children build life skills and self-worth. Read More

How Teaching My Kids Goal-Setting Skills Saved My Sanity

How Teaching My Kids Goal-Setting Skills Saved My Sanity

This was my dilemma about five years ago. I am a boy mom. At that time my boys were eleven and seven years old respectively. Every day I felt like I was drowning. So many demands and not enough time. There had to be another way. How could I give my boys more autonomy with the confidence to start taking on age-appropriate responsibilities? My solution was to teach them goal-setting principles. The objective was making them conscious goal setters. This literally saved my sanity. Here are some tangible changes I saw with my boys. Read More

“Fiver” Birthday Parties Are On The Rise, Here’s What They Are

Not only does it cut down on the dicey process of children opening up dozens of presents in front of their guests (and potentially having less-than-stellar responses to repeat gifts, for example), it allows the birthday child to put their gifts towards something they’ve been saving up for, or maybe an experience, like a movie at the theater or a season pass to the museum. Read More